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  Facts about Sfax  
CountryTunisia
Time Zone UTC+1
Language Tunisian Arabic( known as Derja),Shelha,(A Berber language)
Major Religion Islam,Judaism,Christian(Chatolic)
StateSfax
Founded 270 km2
Area10th century AD
Population944 500
Lat Long Coordinates 34°44′N10°46′E
Point of interestArchaeological Museum, City Hall (Baladiya) (Avenue Habib Bourguiba
 Kasbah, (Southwest corner of the Medina)
 Dar Djellouli
 Café Diwan
 Filming locations for The English Patient, Blacksmith's Souk (Souq des Forgerons) (inside the Medina, near Bab Jebli)

Sfax is the second largest and industrial city of Tunisia. It is located in southeast of Tunisia. The Sfax city was established in 849 AD Sprawling over an area of 24O square kilometers, Sfax is home to around 3,40,000 natives and inhabitants. Tourists from all over the world admires the old architectural city of Sfax for its port, streets and the beautiful souvenirs.

Facts about Sfax:
A brief history says that at the end of the 10th century Sfax had become an independent city. But towards 1148 the city was conquered by Roger of Sicily and at the end of 19th century Sfax was under the French domain. Even during the World WarII, the Axis powers utilized the city of Sfax as the base camp area. In 1956 Sfax completely became under the domain of Tunisia. The economy of Sfax is based on industries and agriculture. Phosphates and Medicines serve as the major sources of revenue. is also well known for its sponges, olives, pistachio, nuts, almonds, wool,ceramic items and local handicrafts.

Attractions in Sfax:
Sfax is an important tourist spot with a lot to explore. University of Sfax is one of the best universities in whole of Tunisia. The port of Sfax is another attraction, which draws huge number of tourists each year. It is also considered the best place to buy souvenirs at a very cheap rate.

Sfax assures a memorable trip in Tunisia.

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